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Eleven Found Guilty In Britain

December 14, 2011:

The British Horseracing Authority has found 11 individuals, including four jockeys, guilty of corruption stemming from an investigation into race fixing in 2009...read on

Trio Charged In Down Under Probe

November 24, 2011:

The New South Wales Police Force has announced that three individuals have been charged in relation to the ongoing investigation into corruption in the harness racing industry down under...read on

BHA To Announce Hearing Verdicts

November 22, 2011:

The British Horseracing Authority has announced the date that it will announce its decision in regard to the disciplinary hearings it conducted earlier this fall against four jockeys and one jockey-turned-trainer...read on

Corruption Hearing Starts Thursday

October 24, 2011:

After having gone through quite a public row last week over its new and ultimately modified whipping rule, the British Horseracing Authority is set to deal with more dirty laundry this week, as 13 individuals, including jockeys and horse owners, are set to go on the defensive regarding race-fixing allegations...read on

Quinn Breaks Silence On Gaming Expansion

October 17, 2011:

Members of both the Illinois racing community and the state senate have been waiting quite a while for Governor Pat Quinn to officially comment on the expanded gaming bill for the state. Quinn broke his silence on Monday, October 17, and those in the horse racing industry probably didn't want to hear what he had to say...read on

Panel To Begin Swabbing Irregularity Probe

October 3, 2011:

A special panel of stewards put together to inquire the 'swabbing and betting' scandal in Down Under racing is scheduled to have its first meeting Tuesday, October 4...read on

Veteran Horseman Ruled Off

September 8, 2011:

A day after his 58th birthday, Robbie Byrnes, a 40-year veteran of the Down Under harness racing industry, was warned off by Harness Racing New South Wales after having refused to provide his telephon...read on

Blagojevich Found Guilty Of Corruption

June 28, 2011:

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was found guilty of 17 corruption charges on Monday, June 27, three of which were related to the attempted shakedown of a state racetrack executive...read on

Owner/Handicapper In Hot Water Again

July 12, 2010:

It has been reported that a currently-suspended owner/handicapper has been accused of paying a horseman to throw a race so that he could win a wager placed on the online betting exchange Betfair...read on

More Johnston Testimony At 'Blago' Trial

June 24, 2010:

John Johnston, owner of Illinois racetracks Maywood and Balmoral Park, testified in Chicago yesterday in the corruption trial of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich...read on

Johnston In 'Blago' Trial: "Go Fly A Kite"

June 21, 2010:

This morning during the political corruption trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, Maywood and Balmoral Park owner John Johnston testified in regard to an alleged shakedown directed towards the racetracks by...read on

Extortion Allegation In Blagojevich Trial

June 15, 2010:

Lobbyist Alonzo 'Lon' Monk, a friend of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, testified against his friend yesterday during Blagojevich's corruption trial. Monk explained how he and the former governor planned how to get a $100,000 'donation' out of Maywood and Balmoral Park owner John Johnston in order for a favourable decision on pending legislation...read on

New Guilty Plea For Monk In Illinois

April 30, 2010:

According to a report, one of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's top level aides entered a new guilty plea this morning in federal court...read on


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